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Infection, surgery, pin sites


External fixation is a term describing skeletal apparatuses that attach to wire or pins that penetrate the bone, used for complex fractures and limb deformity. 11-100% of patients with external fixation develop some sort of infection. The purpose of this study is to determine whether the measures taken to prevent infection are effective.

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